1982 Ferrari 308 GTS
Coupe Car for sale by Daniel Schmitt and Co. in Saint Louis, Missouri 63074
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Classic Car Overview
Multiple FCA (Ferrari Club of America) award winner including the coveted Platinum Award as well as the Platinum Preservation Award
Ferrari Classiche certified
Only 3,575 actual miles
Single owner until 2014
Numbers matching example
Rare and desirable Bosch fuel-injected 308 GTSi Targa
5-speed manual transmission
Factory Boxer Trim
Factory Air Conditioning
Large Front Spoiler
AM/FM CD Player
Heated Rear Window
Limited Slip Differential
Extremely desirable factory correct color combination
Timing belt service performed in 2014 by marque specialist
Documentation includes original books, original window sticker, FCA Platinum Award, Ferrari Classiche, tool kit and factory spare wheel
Performs wonderfully; a pleasure to drive!
Simply one of the best examples of this iconic model available on the market today
A collector’s dream!
The magnificent 1982 Ferrari 308GTSi featured here is finished in stunning Rosso Chiaro with a black bottom over an impeccably kept black leather interior that has red piping accents. It was sold to its first owner by Foreign Cars Italia of Greensboro, North Carolina in 1982 with 82 miles on the odometer who maintained the car for 32 years. This incredible Ferrari Classiche certified exmaple is a multiple Ferrari Club of America winner, including the coveted Platinum Award as well as Platinum Preservation award. Accompanying this investment grade 1982 Ferrari 308GTSi is its original window sticker, original books, original sales invoices, Ferrari Classiche, tool kit, factory spare wheel and more. With only 3,575 actual miles, this example would make the perfect addition to any premier collection. We are proud to offer what we believe to be one of the finest examples of a 308 GTSi to the most particular collector, investor or enthusiast who appreicates low miles and superior condition. Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013, 16% in 2014 and 17% in 2015 while posting gains of 467% over the last 10 years. Ready to make an investment you can actually enjoy? Please contact one of our expert sales consultants at (314)@91-7000 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description, and answer any questions you may have. Buy with confidence.
History of the Ferrari 308 GTSi
Introduced at the Paris Motor Show as the replacement for the Dino 246 in 1975, the 308 has a solid place in Ferrari history. Designed by Leonardo Fioravanti, who had previously penned the 365 Daytona for Pininfarina, the 308 quickly won over many enthusiasts for both its looks and performance. The 308 shared both its tube-frame platform and double-wishbone independent suspension with the Ferrari 308 GT/4. Power was derived from the 2,929cc transversely mounted V8, producing more than 240 horsepower and a top speed of 156 mph. 4-wheel disc brakes ensured excellent stopping power and when mated with the 5-speed manual transaxle, the 308 provided a driving experience like no other. The 308 GTS entered production in 1977, and while similar to the 308 GTB, the main difference between the two was its convertible Targa top which, when removed, provides the pleasure of open-air driving. Ferrari made sure to reinforce the chassis to account for the missing roof, leaving the handling dynamics of the GTB coupe largely intact. Beginning in 1980, Ferrari would adapt Bosch Fuel Injection and electronic ignition, changing the 308’s name to the 308 GTBi and 308 GTSi. Often considered as the more reliable 308, the GTBi and GTSi were built in limited numbers before the model was replaced by the 308 Quattrovalvole in 1982. As a whole, the 308 GTS is often associated with the TV show Magnum, P.I. as the model played a starring role in the series, capturing the hearts of many as it chased down criminals on the islands of Hawaii with actor Tom Selleck behind the wheel. The 308's iconic wedge shape was a staple of the time and is one of the most recognized today as it was on TV screens in the 1980’s, ensuring the 308 GTS collectability and desirability for years to come.
Trades welcome! Financing available. Please visit www.schmitt.com to view our full inventory.
Vehicle History Report
Classic Car ID101197105
Transmission5 Speed Manual
Custom ColorRosso Chiaro
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